Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center have established that in mice a particular drug reduces enlarged heart from high blood pressure and restores normal heart functioning.
Per the article:
"The heart decreased back to near its normal size, and heart function that had previously been declining went back to normal," Dr. Hill said. "That is a powerful observation where disease regression, not just disease prevention, was seen."
The findings have been published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
ANECDOTE: A recent study determined that about 20% of young adults (ages 24 to 32) have high blood pressure (140/90 or higher):